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Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By littlefriends
I take cash, check, or zelle. I just started...

I take cash, check, or zelle. I just started taking zelle a few months ago and like it so far.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-19-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5,608
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,087
Posted By littlefriends
I have a dcm that likes to put her two cents in...

I have a dcm that likes to put her two cents in whenever she sees the chance so as sheís bringing dcg in this am she hears me fussing at 2 in the kitchen around the corner (one had pushed the other...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By littlefriends
This is what I was thinking too. Can you just...

This is what I was thinking too. Can you just tell her you arenít going to offer part time anymore? Would she take you up on a full time slot? If so then you would at least not have the money end of...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-18-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By littlefriends
Okay, thanks ladies!! I am a gabber by...

Okay, thanks ladies!!

I am a gabber by nature; I talk way too much...:rolleyes:
Getting fed up with some behaviors from parents AND kiddos lately.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 426
Posted By littlefriends
ďThey're very frustrating people. The Dad once...

ďThey're very frustrating people. The Dad once told me that if I was open on the weekends that he would bring the kids.Ē

So sad...:confused::(
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By littlefriends
Does This Sound Professional...or B*^*’y?

Dear Families, This is just a friendly reminder that all pick ups and drop offs need to be as quick and easy as possible. If you need to discuss anything regarding your child with me please send me...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-17-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By littlefriends
A rock solid handbook and contract! When I first...

A rock solid handbook and contract! When I first started I didít have any real rules and learned super quick to get a parent handbook and contract. I was traveling 100 mph on burn out road but once I...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By littlefriends
I always make sure Iíve got enough bright orange...

I always make sure Iíve got enough bright orange t shirts for everybody each spring and have them wear them anytime we walk anywhere outside of my fence. Super easy to keep count, see where all are...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-12-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By littlefriends
I should knock on wood before saying this but...

I should knock on wood before saying this but right now not a single one of my 9 is sick! (Knock, knock!) Now, at the end of January flu, strep, and a tummy bug raged through and I had to close for 2...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 762
Posted By littlefriends
The parents divorced 5 years ago and they moved...

The parents divorced 5 years ago and they moved in with dcmís parents. Dad has not been in the picture since. Dcb has grown up at that house. Thereís definitely no trauma situation going on. Sheís...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By littlefriends
This is how I do it too

This is how I do it too
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 762
Posted By littlefriends
oh. My. Word.

oh. My. Word.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-10-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 762
Posted By littlefriends
I have 2 dc parents that constantly complain...

I have 2 dc parents that constantly complain about not getting any sleep due to co sleeping-their kids are 3.5 and 4!!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-07-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 762
Posted By littlefriends
I texted her this morning asking if she could...

I texted her this morning asking if she could come a little early to pick up today because I needed to have a quick chat and her response was ďsure, anything I need to be worried about?Ē
:rolleyes:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,502
Posted By littlefriends
I thought this too-drives them bonkers if you...

I thought this too-drives them bonkers if you just happily go on about your business as if you couldn't possibly care less!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 762
Posted By littlefriends
Ha ha ha, Catherder, I'm dying laughing at those...

Ha ha ha, Catherder, I'm dying laughing at those pictures! I should post them on my parent board :cool:

I think calling her to a meeting will be a good approach. It would be a good way to explain...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 762
Posted By littlefriends
Parent Carrying 4 and Half Year Old into Daycare

Dcb is 4.5 years old and he's been coming here for just over a year. I also "kind of" keep his brother but he's in kindergarten and mom has stopped working so she mostly drives him back and forth for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 02-06-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,502
Posted By littlefriends
THIS!!!! Ugh, I hate it.

THIS!!!! Ugh, I hate it.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-09-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5,608
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,087
Posted By littlefriends
Oh man, that would make my blood boil...:mad:

Oh man, that would make my blood boil...:mad:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5,608
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,087
Posted By littlefriends
Her only saving grace is she put in her 2 weeks...

Her only saving grace is she put in her 2 weeks on Monday because ďshe canít afford my pricesĒ anymore. Donít let the door hit you in the a$$, ugh.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5,608
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,087
Posted By littlefriends
Iíve had this lately too :confused:

Iíve had this lately too :confused:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5,608
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,087
Posted By littlefriends
Had talk with dcm about not bringing kiddo (2...

Had talk with dcm about not bringing kiddo (2 years old) inside with food anymore at drop off (They have option to eat bkfst at home or cereal and toast here if theyíre here before 8). Had ANOTHER...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-06-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By littlefriends
I like to have my me time too (especially my...

I like to have my me time too (especially my morning coffee time before I open up) and so Iím super stingy with it and itís extremely rare for me to allow families outside of my operating hours. In...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,247
Posted By littlefriends
Exactly. I have 3 that are here7:30-6 and get put...

Exactly. I have 3 that are here7:30-6 and get put in bed by 7. Parents all say they like a little time to themselves before bed. :confused:Why did you have kids?!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-03-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,247
Posted By littlefriends
Ugh, I hate that. My go to phrase anytime...

Ugh, I hate that.
My go to phrase anytime anyone questions: Iím so sorry but absolutely none of my policies are negotiable. Thatís why I tell everyone at interview that itís super important to read...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 12-01-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5,608
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,087
Posted By littlefriends
Omfg how hard is it to get?! 100 or higher =Iím...

Omfg how hard is it to get?! 100 or higher =Iím not letting your kid in the door! Dcm texts that kiddo is having trouble breathing (has happened before and is not a major problem) but then goes on to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By littlefriends
I ended up in the hospital with kidney problems...

I ended up in the hospital with kidney problems and sepsis awhile back and refunded for the 3 days for the rest of the week (Wed Th Fri) and then didnít ask for payment for the following week that I...
Forum: Forms - Uploads 11-26-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By littlefriends
Policy and procedures handbook Enrollment...

Policy and procedures handbook
Enrollment forms
State required forms
Magnet with my info on it (vista print)
References
Potty Training policy (if applicable)
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By littlefriends
Thanks guys! I called for pick up and she got...

Thanks guys! I called for pick up and she got here in 20 min but still. I looked it up and oye...looks like he would have already spread it. Iím hoping itís contained. Cleaning like crazy right now....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-26-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By littlefriends
Hand foot n mouth

So Iíve got a kiddo (4 yrs) just got dropped off that has sores around his mouth. He missed yesterday with a fever. Mom says he had fever over the weekend but itís been 24 hours. Iíve never seen hand...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By littlefriends
My policy specifically states no drainage as...

My policy specifically states no drainage as well. Pink eye is so contagious-you donít want that for yourself let alone the other kiddos and their families.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By littlefriends
:lol::lol: Iím just glad I didnít end up with...

:lol::lol:
Iím just glad I didnít end up with craziness...the thought of that gives me the barfies. Iím a worrier and I always envision the worst when I have to give someone a ďnoĒ.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By littlefriends
I use mine to clean toys, hats, shoes, etc. put...

I use mine to clean toys, hats, shoes, etc. put some vinegar in there-works great! Iíve never tested to see the heat/sanitizer situation but everything is sparkly clean when it comes out. If itís...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-19-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By littlefriends
She was supposed to show up on Friday at 10:30...

She was supposed to show up on Friday at 10:30 but didnít. Sheíd called me that am saying sheíd be late dropping off because she needed to figure out how to get my payment to me before 6pm (whatever...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 702
Posted By littlefriends
Similar with me. I just tell the repeater that...

Similar with me. I just tell the repeater that it's not their job to worry about the other kiddos, it's mine since I'm the grown up.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By littlefriends
Okay, Thank You Black Cat!

Okay, Thank You Black Cat!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-15-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By littlefriends
What do I do?

I accepted a new family this week (boy, barely 2 years) and itís been nothing but headaches all week. Was supposed to start Monday but couldnít because she didnít have payment (I donít accept into...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 11-12-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By littlefriends
This. It’s not going to get any better. I had a...

This. It’s not going to get any better. I had a school age girl the same age as my daughter and it only lasted one year. Ours were older-4th grade. But it was similar. Dcg was very possessive of my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By littlefriends
I havenít had that yet but totally would if it...

I havenít had that yet but totally would if it happened and wasnít being addressed. Not going to be smacked by a kiddo, no way!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-30-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 890
Posted By littlefriends
I loved this so much and today the opportunity...

I loved this so much and today the opportunity presented itself for me to use this. The look on her face made my week!! :lol:
At first she thought I was joking but after I assured her I wasnít and...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-21-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,084
Posted By littlefriends
I donít know that sassiness is really needed for...

I donít know that sassiness is really needed for this. I donít think sheís saying that reminding is the problem.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-10-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By littlefriends
Thanks everyone! I did tell her sheís welcome to...

Thanks everyone! I did tell her sheís welcome to come here and put it in herself. I just gave her the ďI just donít feel comfortableĒ 10x until she gave up. She ended up just picking him up early for...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-04-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By littlefriends
Don't Want to Give Medications

For those of you that donít give medicine of any kind how do you explain your reasoning to parents? I changed my illness policy that I wonít administer medication of any kind. (of course because...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-02-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By littlefriends
I have one but it’s for my Boston terrier so it’s...

I have one but it’s for my Boston terrier so it’s on the smaller side. It goes out to a separately fenced area in the backyard. I’m actually not sure about official rules for it but my licensor has...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 10-01-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By littlefriends
The decision to let a couple kids go last year...

The decision to let a couple kids go last year made all the difference for my sanity. It was like a light switch got flipped. I was able to be so much happier!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By littlefriends
Iím like this too. It reeeeallllyyy burns me up...

Iím like this too. It reeeeallllyyy burns me up when people are late to pick up! I terminate after 3 offenses-no matter the excuses.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-27-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By littlefriends
Anytime I have something Iím kind of afraid to...

Anytime I have something Iím kind of afraid to say to a parent that deals with rules I just take a picture of the handbook page it pertains to and text it with a short blurb like ďper page (#) of the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By littlefriends
This! Read everything you can on here; itís...

This!
Read everything you can on here; itís super helpful!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-26-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By littlefriends
I donít refund unless I have to call in sick.

I donít refund unless I have to call in sick.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 954
Posted By littlefriends
I wouldnít say I feel guilty about it but...

I wouldnít say I feel guilty about it but definitely nervous that someone will get mad about it. But I agree with others that say itís a home daycare and they know Iím the only worker. Iím a human...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-19-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,432
Posted By littlefriends
Iíve been asked. I just explain that nothing in...

Iíve been asked. I just explain that nothing in my handbook is negotiable and that everyone gets rest time. Iím like Blackcat-if my policies donít work for you then my daycare wonít be a good fit.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-18-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By littlefriends
I ended up putting a sign on my door that says I...

I ended up putting a sign on my door that says I open at 7 and do not knock in big red letters. I tell parents at interview when Iím touring the sign in/out area that they need to take that sign...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By littlefriends
What do you say to potential families if they...

What do you say to potential families if they ask? Just say something about them not being allowed around the daycare kiddos?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 885
Posted By littlefriends
This!!!likethis

This!!!likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By littlefriends
So far Iíve just done a little bag from the...

So far Iíve just done a little bag from the dollar store with some stickers, note pads, and pack of markers. Mine leave me for kindergarten.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-12-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By littlefriends
I can definitely see a parent being concerned...

I can definitely see a parent being concerned about unfamiliar pets, especially dogs, being around their kids. And any animal can be a potential risk with anyone, especially small children. Iím just...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By littlefriends
Josie-I think thatís where they were coming from...

Josie-I think thatís where they were coming from (dog lovers)and genuinely wanted to see her because they wanted to pet her, etc. I donít think they were trying to see if sheís aggressive or terribly...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 09-11-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By littlefriends
Pets??

I have 4 cats (2 inside only and 2 outside only) and a 18lb Boston terrier (sheís 9 mo old). My dckís are not allowed to touch any of my pets without asking first. Our dog is well trained (doesnít ...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By littlefriends
Also good to note, there are a lot of things that...

Also good to note, there are a lot of things that can be spread with diarrhea so you do want to take it seriously to prevent the spread of infection. A kiddo doesnít have to be acting sick to be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By littlefriends
My illness policy states ďchild will be sent home...

My illness policy states ďchild will be sent home after 2 consecutive loose stools while at daycareĒ and then later in the policy it says ďif your child is sent home from daycare...will not be...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-15-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 718
Posted By littlefriends
Thatís a terrible answer!! Thatís just sweeping...

Thatís a terrible answer!! Thatís just sweeping it under the rug, too. Theyíre just trying to make you believe theyíre listening to you.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By littlefriends
Me as well. I have a small house so no place to...

Me as well. I have a small house so no place to keep cots and I keep one full size pack n play put away out in the garage just in case I should ever happen to need it. Mine all have one ďcozyĒ fluffy...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 08-12-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
Posted By littlefriends
Haha!!!! No. Just no. :eek::lol:

Haha!!!! No. Just no. :eek::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 07-21-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5,608
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,087
Posted By littlefriends
Spent 2 hours cleaning (on top of my usual Sunday...

Spent 2 hours cleaning (on top of my usual Sunday daycare work) to get ready for my interview and they no showed. Iíve never had a no show! So I got on here to research (of course! Because you guys...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 953
Posted By littlefriends
Mine says 100 or higher but I donít always call....

Mine says 100 or higher but I donít always call. I have one kid that just runs a little hot naturally.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By littlefriends
I advertised on some online childcare finder...

I advertised on some online childcare finder websites and posted flyers at both community parks/library/and at our indoor play place. I also walked my entire neighborhood putting cards in mailboxes....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By littlefriends
likethis

likethis
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5,608
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,087
Posted By littlefriends
I put a fan out now during nap because one of my...

I put a fan out now during nap because one of my neighbors absolutely loves to do yard work :mad:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 05-23-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5,608
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,087
Posted By littlefriends
Blocked a former dcp today-Iím finally fed up...

Blocked a former dcp today-Iím finally fed up with her enough! I let her kid go back in January and she asked at the time if ďwe could stay friendsĒ um NO. I definitely donít need anymore ďfriendsĒ....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-30-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By littlefriends
Wake her! Only infants sleep when they want to at...

Wake her! Only infants sleep when they want to at my house. Once theyíre out of the pnp then they nap during nap time. Once nap is over everyone is up and itís snack time.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-29-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By littlefriends
This is what I do with my tough napper. I put her...

This is what I do with my tough napper. I put her mat off a bit from the others and sit next to her. Lay her on her tummy and pat her booty until sheís out. At first it took forever but now itís no...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By littlefriends
Did you make it yourself or buy it somewhere?

Did you make it yourself or buy it somewhere?
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,144
Posted By littlefriends
Here too. My daughter and I do a lot together at...

Here too. My daughter and I do a lot together at night and on the weekends. She loves to play games and we watch a lot of movies together and she likes to read to me. I try to go in to have lunch...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-11-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By littlefriends
Kid Talks At The Top Of His Lungs

What do you guys do with a kiddo that is just so incredibly loud All. The. Time. What makes it even worse is heís first here every morning and right at opening. Iíve barely had any coffee! :rolleyes:...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5,608
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,087
Posted By littlefriends
I would too!! $400 would get you a nice little...

I would too!! $400 would get you a nice little weekend trip somewhere! :Sunny::lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By littlefriends
She sounds like a fun one to have!:lol::rolleyes:...

She sounds like a fun one to have!:lol::rolleyes:
Iíve never had one that didnít comply after I used my ďIím telling you what to do and youíd better listenĒ voice. I also donít generally take...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5,608
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,087
Posted By littlefriends
Oh man, yes please send it! Now Iím suuuuuuuper...

Oh man, yes please send it! Now Iím suuuuuuuper pissed-they picked up 2 hours after I first contacted!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,144
Posted By littlefriends
I once had a court date that I absolutely could...

I once had a court date that I absolutely could not miss. I decided Iíd close early instead of taking the day off. A parent locked their keys in their car (likely story) and was then 3 hours late to...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5,608
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,087
Posted By littlefriends
Just passed out a new illness policy that...

Just passed out a new illness policy that includes the 24/48 hour rule AND no dope and drop. Thatís whatís making me extra mad today; she just signed this thing like 2 days ago!! And it took 30 min...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-10-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5,608
Sticky: Venting Thread
Views: 608,087
Posted By littlefriends
I swear wth??? I donít know what to do with this...

I swear wth??? I donít know what to do with this family...they have brought their kid here with pink eye, lice, fever (several times with this one)and every time theyíre like ďoh heís grouchy this...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By littlefriends
This is what I was thinking too. Heís heard them...

This is what I was thinking too. Heís heard them used if heís now using them the ďrightĒ way. Eek. Itís hard to get them to stop-definitely put it back on the parents!! Making them go out of their...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By littlefriends
We all let things slide with parents once in...

We all let things slide with parents once in awhile knowing in the back of our mind weíll probably pay for it later. Like others said that doesnít mean you canít right it now. Just text them that you...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-08-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By littlefriends
Quick reminder: drop offs need to be kept at no...

Quick reminder: drop offs need to be kept at no more than 5 minutes. If your child is having a difficult time saying goodbye itís best to hand him/her to me and quickly exit. This keeps the...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-05-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By littlefriends
Donít ever put daycare before your health! If you...

Donít ever put daycare before your health! If you were feeling so badly that you needed to go to the emergency room donít ignore that just because youíre worried the daycare parents will be mad at...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By littlefriends
This!!

This!!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By littlefriends
I usually dye eggs with them and do a craft of...

I usually dye eggs with them and do a craft of some kind on that Friday before Easter but Iím not doing anything this year. Iíve really been battling some winter blues this year. Itís been a long...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 04-04-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By littlefriends
I keep most of my stuff locked in the bathroom...

I keep most of my stuff locked in the bathroom closet except the bleach and laundry stuff which stays on top of my fridge in the kitchen. Diapering stuff is in a basket that is in a locked cabinet in...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-29-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By littlefriends
She didnít call so I emailed her after all the...

She didnít call so I emailed her after all the kids left. Iím not sure what to do now because she hasnít replied but I just said that I had accidentally said yes to one too many and since she had...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By littlefriends
Exactly!!! :lol:

Exactly!!! :lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By littlefriends
Oh my word, your little one with all the gorgeous...

Oh my word, your little one with all the gorgeous dark hair is too freaking CUTE!! I would love on her all day!:lol:
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,344
Posted By littlefriends
YIKES! Thatís gigantic! How scary.

YIKES! Thatís gigantic! How scary.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By littlefriends
Okay, texted her to please give me a call during...

Okay, texted her to please give me a call during nap time today. Iím going to tell her I wonít be needing her to stop by with the check because Iíve found a family thatís a better fit. I really wish...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,362
Posted By littlefriends
The home made play dough my group uses is made...

The home made play dough my group uses is made with flour, salt, oil-all ďedible foodsĒ.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,330
Posted By littlefriends
It wonít solve your situation in having to go to...

It wonít solve your situation in having to go to court but it will at least solve your problem of having to see her or him in your house ever again. That would make me feel at least a little better....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-28-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By littlefriends
This hadnít crossed my mind... Itís not...

This hadnít crossed my mind...
Itís not maternity leave as far as I know but itís far enough away that it could be. She seems really sad about not being able to stay a stay at home mom too, talked...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-27-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By littlefriends
Accidentally Said Yes to Too Many

So I have 4 going into kindergarten this year. 3 of them will be leaving my daycare and 1 will be able to use the bus from my house. Iíve been interviewing to find the perfect fits to replace the 3....
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By littlefriends
Thanks! I copied and pasted this to all my...

Thanks! I copied and pasted this to all my parents!

So far everyone else has been clear. Iím going to check daily for a good long while this has freaked me out to no end! So gross.
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-07-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By littlefriends
Checking each one individually and cleaning it...

Checking each one individually and cleaning it well in between!
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By littlefriends
I ran out and got a nit comb and a robi comb so...

I ran out and got a nit comb and a robi comb so thoroughly going through every kidís hair tomorrow. Iím wondering if I should close so I can really clean super good?? I donít have any carpet and my...
Forum: Daycare Center and Family Home Forum 03-06-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By littlefriends
He has it too :eek:I found two little live ones,...

He has it too :eek:I found two little live ones, really small, barely moving about. When I pulled them out I could see their little legs moving!!! Iím dying! I sent him home and said he canít come...
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